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Measurement Services

Reference Materials for Toxic Elements

Reference Material

As

Cd

Pb

Hg

SRM 1515 Apple Leaves

 

X

X

X

SRM 1547 Peach Leaves

X

X

X

X

SRM 1548b Typical Diet

X

X

X

 

SRM 1566b Oyster Tissue

X

X

X

X

SRM 1567b Wheat Flour

X

X

X

X

SRM 1568b Rice Flour

X

X

X

X

SRM 1570a Trace Elements in Spinach Leaves

X

X

X

X

SRM 1577c Bovine Liver

X

X

 

 

SRM 1845a Whole Egg Powder

X

 

 

 

SRM 1946 Lake Superior Fish Tissue

X

X

X

X

SRM 1947 Lake Michigan Fish Tissue

X

 

 

X

SRM 1947a Great Lakes Fish Tissue (in development)

X

   

X

SRM 1953 Organic Contaminants in Non-Fortified Human Milk      

X

SRM 1954 Organic Contaminants in Fortified Human Milk      

X

SRM 1974c Organics in Mussel Tissue (Mytilus edulis)

X

 

 

X

SRM 1974d Mussel Tissue (in development)

X

   

X

SRM 2383a Baby Food Composite

X

 

 

 

SRM 2384 Baking Chocolate

 

X

X

 

SRM 2974a Organics in Freeze-Dried Mussel Tissue (Mytilus edulis)

 

 

 

X

SRM 2976 Trace Elements and Methylmercury in Mussel Tissue (Freeze-Dried)

X

 

 

X

SRM 3035 Arsenic Species in Apple Juice

X

 

 

 

SRM 3232 Kelp Powder (Thallus laminariae)

X

X

X

X

SRM 3233 Fortified Breakfast Cereal

X

X

 

 

SRM 3252 Protein Drink Mix

 

X

X

 

SRM 3254 Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) Leaves

X

X

X

X

SRM 3255 Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) Extract

X

 

X

 

SRM 3290 Dry Cat Food

X

X

X

 

SRM 3299 Ground Turmeric (Curcuma longa L.) Rhizome

X

X

X

 

Reference Materials for Other Chemical Contaminants

Reference Material

Target Contaminants

SRM 1546a Meat Homogenate Nitrate

SRM 1565 Mycotoxins in Corn

Mycotoxins

SRM 1588d Organics in Fish Oil (in development) Pesticides, PCBs, PBDEs
SRM 1869 Infant/Adult Nutritional Formula II Chlorate

SRM 1945 Organics in Whale Blubber

PCBs, PBDEs

SRM 1946 Lake Superior Fish Tissue

Pesticides, PCBs, PBDEs, PFAS

SRM 1947 Lake Michigan Fish Tissue

Pesticides, PCBs, PBDEs, PFAS

SRM 1947a Great Lakes Fish Tissue (in development) Pesticides, PCBs, PBDEs, PFAS
SRM 1953 Organic Contaminants in Non-Fortified Human Milk Pesticides, PCBs, PBDEs
SRM 1954 Organic Contaminants in Fortified Human Milk Pesticides, PCBs, PBDEs

SRM 1974c Organics in Mussel Tissue (Mytilus edulis)

PAHs, PCBs

SRM 1974d Mussel Tissue (in development) PAHs, PCBs
SRM 2385 Slurried Spinach Nitrate

SRM 2387 Peanut Butter

Aflatoxins

SRM 2974a Organics in Freeze-Dried Mussel Tissue (Mytilus edulis)

PAHs, PCBs, PBDEs

SRM 3253 Yerba Mate Leaves

PAHs

RM 8238 Glyphosate in Oats (Low Level) (in development)

Glyphosate, AMPA

RM 8239 Glyphosate in Oats (High Level) (in development)

Glyphosate, AMPA

RM 8260 Infant Nutritional Formula (hydrolyzed milk-based) Chlorate

Reference Materials for Food Allergens

*Material was irradiated to prevent bacterial growth as described in the corresponding Certificate of Analysis, which may affect performance for some allergen assays.

QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAMS (QAPs)

NIST Quality Assurance Programs (QAPs), such as the Food Nutrition and Safety Laboratory QAP (FNSQAP) and the Dietary Supplements Laboratory QAP (DSQAP), provide opportunities for participants to identify and understand community-wide measurement challenges, improve the accuracy of their measurements, and demonstrate an effort to comply with various regulations. These programs offer the opportunity for laboratories to assess their in-house measurements, and participation in a quality assurance program in conjunction with the use of RMs has been shown to improve the comparability and precision of data over time. For additional information, contact the QAP Teams at QAPHUB [at] nist.gov.

Created June 23, 2020, Updated February 14, 2022